In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (John 1:1)
Looking ahead to the new lectionary year and helping children, youth and families encounter Christ in John’s Gospel, Clergy and LLMs are invited to the October Bishop's study day.
Date: Tuesday 17 October
Coffee and registration from 9am
Venue: The Maltings, Ely
Book online: elydatabase.org/events/mission_ministry
Parking: Free Long Stay Parking is available at adjacent Ship Lane car park, and additionally at Fore Hill car park, which is just a few hundred meters further along Broad Street. Please note that Free Long Stay parking (up to 23 hours) is subject to early morning restriction. This means that if you arrive after 8.30 a.m. you can stay all day, but arrival between 8 & 8.30am means you can only park for 90 minutes. There is no limit on the amount of time disabled badge holders can park in the car parks. There is no charge for parking. Further additional parking is available at Fisherman's long stay car park (CB7 4AT), which is a 6 minute walk along the riverside to the Maltings.
The day will include seminars focused on helping to encounter Christ in John’s Gospel with young people, children and families, and in a school context. Delegates will be able to attend two of the three seminars. On arrival, you will be asked to rank the seminars in order of preference.
Seminar 1: Helping Young People encounter Christ in John’s Gospel
Mike Kelly: Development Officer: youth and families
Seminar 2: Helping Children and Families encounter Christ in John’s Gospel
Ruth New: Development Officer: children and families
Seminar 3: Encountering Christ in John’s Gospel within the school context
Mandy Flaherty: Development Officer: parish-school mission